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##### Re: DS - At a local library, a student randomly selects books from a bookshelf

At a local library, a student randomly selects books from a bookshelf that contains novels, textbooks, and magazines. What is the probability that the first book the student picks is a textbook? (1) The ratio of the number of novels to textbooks to magazines on the bookshelf is 2:3:4. (2) There are...

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Thu Jun 01, 2023 4:27 am- Forum: Data Sufficiency
- Topic: DS - At a local library, a student randomly selects books from a bookshelf
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#### Maurice gets paid $6.00 per hour. If Maurice works more than 8 hours in a day, he is paid one and a half times his

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##### Re: Maurice gets paid $6.00 per hour. If Maurice works more than 8 hours in a day, he is paid one and a half times his

Maurice gets paid $6.00 per hour. If Maurice works more than 8 hours in a day, he is paid one and a half times his normal rate. If Maurice works 10 hours one day, what was his average hourly wage for that day? A. 6.6 B. 7.5 C. 8.4 D. 8.5 E. 9 OA C Source: Princeton Review kIndly correct the answer ...

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Wed May 31, 2023 9:14 pm- Forum: Problem Solving
- Topic: Maurice gets paid $6.00 per hour. If Maurice works more than 8 hours in a day, he is paid one and a half times his
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##### Re: How many positive integers less than 1000 have exactly 5 positive divisors?

How many positive integers less than 1000 have exactly 5 positive divisors? (A) 3 (B) 4 (C) 5 (D) 6 (E) 7 Answer: A Source: www.gmatprepnow.com We need total factors to be exactly \(5\) Hence if we can raise a prime number to 4 such that it's value remains under 1000 then we have our answer. \(\ 2^...

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Sun Oct 30, 2022 8:15 am- Forum: Problem Solving
- Topic: How many positive integers less than 1000 have exactly 5 positive divisors?
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##### Re: The equation (x² + 6x + 9)² - (x² - 6x + 9)² = 0 has how many distinct solutions?

Brent@GMATPrepNow wrote: ↑Sun Oct 30, 2022 6:28 amThe equation (x² + 6x + 9)² - (x² - 6x + 9)² = 0 has how many distinct solutions?

(A) Zero

(B) One

(C) Two

(D) Three

(E) Four

Answer: B

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\({\left(x+3\right)^2}-{\left(x-3\right)^2}=0\)

\((x+3+x-3)(x+3-x-3)=0\)

\(2x=0\)

\(x=0\)

Ans B

- by gmatter2012

Sun Oct 30, 2022 8:07 am- Forum: Problem Solving
- Topic: The equation (x² + 6x + 9)² - (x² - 6x + 9)² = 0 has how many distinct solutions?
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##### Re: Two line l and k intersect at a point (4, 3). Is the product of their slopes -1?

Ans should be C and NOT B as presently given

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- by gmatter2012

Mon Oct 17, 2022 4:12 am- Forum: Data Sufficiency
- Topic: Two line l and k intersect at a point (4, 3). Is the product of their slopes -1?
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#### A lawyer charges her clients \(\$200\) for the first hour of her time and \(\$150\) for each additional hour. If the

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##### Re: A lawyer charges her clients \(\$200\) for the first hour of her time and \(\$150\) for each additional hour. If the

kindly post the question correctly . Option A is 155 not 150 !

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Fri Oct 14, 2022 8:07 pm- Forum: Problem Solving
- Topic: A lawyer charges her clients \(\$200\) for the first hour of her time and \(\$150\) for each additional hour. If the
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#### None of the typical physical properties, such as color, hardness, and melting point, of the

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##### Re: None of the typical physical properties, such as color, hardness, and melting point, of the

None of the typical physical properties, such as color, hardness, and melting point, of the element Astatine (At) is known because, due to its high radioactivity, it almost immediate decays into something else. (A) known because, due to its high radioactivity, it almost immediately decays into some...

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Wed Aug 17, 2022 10:12 am- Forum: Sentence Correction
- Topic: None of the typical physical properties, such as color, hardness, and melting point, of the
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#### The monthly fee for a certain cellular telephone plan is $0.25 per minute for the first 200 minutes of calling time,

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##### Re: The monthly fee for a certain cellular telephone plan is $0.25 per minute for the first 200 minutes of calling time,

The monthly fee for a certain cellular telephone plan is $0.25 per minute for the first 200 minutes of calling time, plus $0.50 for each minute above 200 minutes. Was the fee for June less than $60 ? (1) Calling time for June was 180 minutes. (2) For 460 minutes of calling time, the fee would be fo...

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Tue Jul 26, 2022 4:31 am- Forum: Data Sufficiency
- Topic: The monthly fee for a certain cellular telephone plan is $0.25 per minute for the first 200 minutes of calling time,
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#### two strings have equal length. One of the strings is shaped, with no overlap, into a circle. The other string is shaped,

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##### Re: two strings have equal length. One of the strings is shaped, with no overlap, into a circle. The other string is sha

Source: GMAT Prep Two strings have equal length. One of the strings is shaped, with no overlap, into a circle. The other string is shaped, with no overlap, into a square. What is the ratio of the area of the region enclosed by the circle to the area of the region enclosed by the square? A. \(1 : 2\...

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Mon Jan 17, 2022 8:02 am- Forum: Problem Solving
- Topic: two strings have equal length. One of the strings is shaped, with no overlap, into a circle. The other string is shaped,
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#### two strings have equal length. One of the strings is shaped, with no overlap, into a circle. The other string is shaped,

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##### Re: two strings have equal length. One of the strings is shaped, with no overlap, into a circle. The other string is sha

Source: GMAT Prep Two strings have equal length. One of the strings is shaped, with no overlap, into a circle. The other string is shaped, with no overlap, into a square. What is the ratio of the area of the region enclosed by the circle to the area of the region enclosed by the square? A. \(1 : 2\...

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Mon Jan 17, 2022 7:59 am- Forum: Problem Solving
- Topic: two strings have equal length. One of the strings is shaped, with no overlap, into a circle. The other string is shaped,
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##### Re: Is \(|x| = y + z?\)

Correct answer should be C Not E .

Please post the answers correctly. Thank you.

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Mon Sep 13, 2021 8:37 pm- Forum: Data Sufficiency
- Topic: Is \(|x| = y + z?\)
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#### In a retail store, the average (arithmetic mean) sale for month \(M\) was \(d\) dollars. Was the average (arithmetic mea

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##### Re: In a retail store, the average (arithmetic mean) sale for month \(M\) was \(d\) dollars. Was the average (arithmetic

In a retail store, the average (arithmetic mean) sale for month \(M\) was \(d\) dollars. Was the average (arithmetic mean) sale for month \(J\) at least \(20\) percent higher than that for month \(M?\) (1) For month \(M,\) total revenue from sales was \(\$3,500.\) (2) For month \(J,\) total revenue...

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Mon Sep 13, 2021 8:19 pm- Forum: Data Sufficiency
- Topic: In a retail store, the average (arithmetic mean) sale for month \(M\) was \(d\) dollars. Was the average (arithmetic mea
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##### Re: Overlapping sets

Of the employees in Company X, 95% have desktop computers, 75% have both desktop and laptop, and 60% have both desktop amd PDA. At lease what percent of the employees in the company have all of the three kinds of devices. a) 33% b) 35% c) 37% d) 40% e) 60% OA after discussion. Solution: Let x be th...

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Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:14 am- Forum: Problem Solving
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#### There’s a party in town and Mike can’t decide what to wear. However, he has decided to follow the following: 1. He will

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##### Re: There’s a party in town and Mike can’t decide what to wear. However, he has decided to follow the following: 1. He w

There’s a party in town and Mike can’t decide what to wear. However, he has decided to follow the following: 1. He will wear tie and shoes. 2. He may or may not wear socks. Mike has 33 ties, 44 pairs of shoes, and 55 pairs of socks. In how many ways can Mike dress for the party? A) 12 B) 60 C) 72 D...

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Fri Jan 29, 2021 9:18 pm- Forum: Problem Solving
- Topic: There’s a party in town and Mike can’t decide what to wear. However, he has decided to follow the following: 1. He will
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#### Elizabeth spends a total of 65 cents on postage stamps. She buys only stamps with face values of 5 cents and 10 cents...

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##### Re: Elizabeth spends a total of 65 cents on postage stamps. She buys only stamps with face values of 5 cents and 10 cent

Princeton Review Elizabeth spends a total of 65 cents on postage stamps. She buys only stamps with face values of 5 cents and 10 cents. How many cents stamps does she buy? 1) She spends 50 cents on envelopes 2) She buys a total of 8 stamps OA B Please complete the question, it should read " Ho...

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Sun Dec 06, 2020 4:53 am- Forum: Data Sufficiency
- Topic: Elizabeth spends a total of 65 cents on postage stamps. She buys only stamps with face values of 5 cents and 10 cents...
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